> There is a new technology bing developed the will allow this sort of
> thing with SMS/EMS/MMS via mobile phone. For instance, if you are walking
> mcdonalds you could get a message on your phone saying 'Show this message
> the counter and get one big mac free!'.
It's already rampant in Italy . . . . 4 or 5 SMS messages a day with stuff
"Dial this number for more information of the Panthenon . . . ."
"The Airport Taxi (reduced rate minibus thingy) leaves for Rome in 15
minutes from . . . "
The worst thing is that some of the networks cross
charge you for receipt of SMS messages & then flood
you with SPAM. The only solution over there is to
leave your phone off (if your phone is off they can't
tell if you're in an area of interest).
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